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Israeli envoy gets UN post despite Arab opposition

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on April 4, 2009

Arab envoys were made aware several days earlier of the European bloc’s intention to put forward Carmon as their candidate, leading led to intensive efforts on their part to foil the bid.

The Arab envoys sent a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in which they wrote of their objection to the representative of an “occupying state” being elected as the head of an important UN body.

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